Gary spent 8 years at Deloitte as a Senior Tax Manager within the Financial Services Tax team before joining Simmons Gainsford in 2007 to head up the Corporate Tax Team. Whilst at Deloitte he gained experience in dealing with significant M&A transactions including advising on the largest leveraged acquisition of a rolling stock company. His major clients were FTSE 100 financial institutions and household names and he also advised on one of the largest transfer pricing reviews undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs. Gary has significant experience in fund structures, both the setting up and operations of authorised and unauthorised funds, which included a secondment to the internal tax team for one of the UK’s biggest fund managers as a manager of their fund tax accounting and compliance function. He has also been involved in cross border planning, both inbound and outbound investment by clients, with particular experience in relation to the US.
Since joining Simmons Gainsford he has been extensively involved in setting up and managing the UK tax affairs of UK and non-UK property funds and has advised on corporate reconstructions and M&A transactions at all levels. He provides advice on transfer pricing matters to the firms international clients and UK and International tax planning for both wealth retention and profit extraction.